Fans channel their inner geek at Comic-Con 2015

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A participant dressed up for Comic Con in San Diego 2014. Photo by Mooshuu.

For more than 100,000 pop culture fans, the wait is over. The San Diego Comic Convention known as Comic-Con is underway in California. CCTV’s Rachelle Akuffo filed this report.

Fans channel their inner geek at Comic Con 2015

Fans channel their inner geek at Comic Con 2015

For more than 100,000 thousand pop culture fans, the wait is over. The San Diego Comic Convention known as Comic-Con is underway in California.

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  • Comic-Con’s convention shows off the hottest offerings in comics, movies, video games and television shows.
  • Panels with actors, directors and creators give fans a chance to get up close and personal with their favorite stars.
  • When Comic-Con launched in 1970, it was a one-day event to celebrate pop culture with around 100 attendees. Now the convention is so large, it has spread over four days. It has become so popular in recent years, that organizers had to limit attendance to 130,000.
  • Comic Con brought in more than 130 million dollars to the region last year.

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